Day of Action - Wish lists and Projects
Friends of Partners in Prevention to Assist with the Longview Bridges out of Poverty and Mentoring Program
Powdered lemonade and Crystal-Lite type tea
Juice boxes for children
Gallon size Zip-Loc bags
Paper products (plates, napkins, plastic ware, 16 oz. cups)
Copy paper for new mentor manuals
Gift cards to Wal-Mart to buy food items for class meals (any denomination)
Gift cards to Little Caesar’s Pizza, Church’s, or Sonic
Coloring books and Crayons
Toys for ages 6 months – 5 years
Board games for ages 5 – 12
East Texas Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse
Lysol, detergent, toilet paper, toothbrushes, toothpaste, paper towels, deodorant, shampoo, conditioner
Any toiletry items or household cleansers
East Texas Literacy Council
3X5 index cards (line or unlined)
Copy paper (81/2 x 11) (white, pink, blue, green, yellow) More white than colors
Authentic HP 950, 951, 939 & 935 black and colored cartridges
70 sheet wide rule, 1 subject spiral notebooks
Tab dividers – 8 tabs, multi colored tabs preferred, clear tabs are ok
2 pkgs white card stock paper
Black and red dry erase markers
Any size binder clips
Electric pencil sharpener
1 Large wall clock
Highlighters (various colors)
Blue file folders
Blue pocket folders (no fasteners)
Sharpies (different colors)
Water in 5 gallon bottles
8 oz. Styrofoam cups
Plastic eating utensils
Bleach cleaning wipes
Diapers (various sizes for ELA childcare)
Baby wipes (childcare)
First aid supplies
Scholarships for GED tests, $36.25/each or $145 for entire GED test
We have 2 pots that need flowers and need to be planted.
Painting of the back deck.
6 - 1 inch Binders for families to be organized
6 - Binder Dividers with pockets
2 Sam Club packages of paper towels
2 Sam Club packages of Toilet Paper
Clorox Disinfectant wipes
Twelve Way Foundation
Twin Sized sheet sets
Towels and washcloths
Mops and brooms
Trash bags (39 gallon)
Dressers and nightstands
Bath soap and shampoo
Toothpaste and toothbrushes
Martin House Children's Advocacy Center
juice boxes, bottled water, coloring books, school supplies, matchbox cars, nail polish, $5-$10 gift cards to Chick-fil-a, Whataburger, etc. for teens.
East Texas CASA
12 cases of water for volunteer training & continued ed
Children’s new or gently used jackets, coats, scarves, hats and gloves (no adult coats)
Canned and non-perishable food items
General office supplies – ink pens, white and color copy paper, paper clips, tape refills, etc.
Day bus passes from Longview Transit (for medical appointments only)
New plants and/or flowers for beds surrounding LCM building (see project list below)
Heavy duty metal cart with rubber tires (@ Tractor Supply store approx. $75)
New dental chair for LEDO clinic at LCM (@ Patterson Dental Supply in Shreveport)
Commercial upright freezer (@ Kirby Restaurant Supply)
New or gently used computers for the Learning Lab at LCM
Projects at LCM:
General yard work and beautification around our building with new plantings
Repaving/filling holes in our back parking lot (could be an expensive project depending on materials and equipment needed)
Boys & Girls Club
Wish List: School Supplies for the following age groups
- Crayons, pencils, pencil sharpeners, pocket folders, pencil pen holder or box, erasers, safety scissors, construction paper, glue/glue sticks etc.
- Middle School
- Spiral note books, pocket folders, pens, pencils, erasers, pencil sharpeners, pens and pencil box, highlighters, rulers, and calculators etc.
- Spiral note books, loose leaf paper, pocket folders, pens, pencils, erasers, pens and pencil box, highlighters, rulers, protractors, 1-inch binders and flash drives.
- High School
Projects: The purpose of our Teen Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program “Key Stone Club” is to create and maintain high standards of character, citizenship, health and education in order for our teens to grow into responsible, productive adults. These skills are fostered through activities and experiences that promotes:
- The development and use leadership skills.
- Contributing to the community through service and volunteering.
- Understanding and participating in our free enterprise system through fundraising activities.
- Enjoying fellowship and the development self-confidence.
Project Proposal 1: Repairing of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big Pines Concession Trailer.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big Pines currently owns a concession trailer that’s in need of repair. Once its operational, we can use it as one of the major components of Teen Entrepreneurship and Leadership Program. The incorporation of concession trailer will allow for the Keystone Members to receive hands on business management skills while building workforce readiness skills.
Project Proposal 2: Servicing of the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Big Pines Snow Cone Machine.
One of our major activities that’s facilitate by our Keystone Club is our community outreach initiative. Our members have agreed to adopt a park while taking on the ownership of keeping it clean, organizing recreation activities for youth while providing free refreshments (popcorn and snowcones), Currently, our Snow Cone Machine is needs servicing. Until this issue with the Snowcones Machine is addressed we are unable to provide this service to the youth.
Project Proposal 3: Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Awareness Campaign (Service Learning Project)In collaboration with our Keystone Club, we are looking for organization to assist with creating Alcohol and Drug Prevention Posters and distribute them to other local teen centers and the middle and high school in Gregg County.